ISO 16712:2005

Water quality — Determination of acute toxicity of marine or estuarine sediment to amphipods ISO 16712:2005

Publication date:   Feb 2, 2005

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90.60 Close of review   Jun 4, 2024


ISO/TC 147/SC 5 Biological methods

International Standard

13.080.30   Biological properties of soils



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ISO 16712:2005 specifies a method for the determination of acute toxicity to amphipods exposed over a period of 10 d to samples of contaminated marine or estuarine sediment, to chemical, industrial or municipal sludge or other solid wastes that may combine with marine or estuarine sediments, or to chemicals or preparations spiked into clean sediment.

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ISO 16712:2005
90.60 Close of review
Jun 4, 2024